All you need to know about Nuremberg

City Facts - Nuremberg

Nuremberg is a city in the German state of Bavaria, which lies on the river Pegnitz and overlooks the Rhine-Main Danube Canal. It lies roughly 110 miles north of Munich, and is the second biggest city in Bavaria. It has a population of more than 517,000, and was previously known as the unofficial capital of the Roman Empire.

Nuremberg Airport is the city’s main airport and offers flights to many major German cities and European destinations. The city consists of various railways, and highways, which allow for easy driving between places. Nuremberg Central Station, is a popular stop for ICE and IC trains, and operates as part of a long-distance rail network. Trams are another popular transport option, and are provided by VAG Nurnberg.

The city has a traditional look and feel, and is famous for its world class museums, culinary specialities and open-air markets. It’s home to such landmarks as Nuremberg Castle, the German Railway Museum and the majestic fountain, Ehekarussell. For gifts, visit Hauptmarket or the Medieval shopping area, Handwerkerhof Nürnberg, which features various gift shops selling traditional crafts.

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